Guatemala: Moving embassy is 'the right thing'

Guatemalan Foreign Minister defends her country's decision to relocate its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem.Elad Benari, 3/7/2018, 2:18 AM

Guatemala to move its embassy to Jerusalem on May 16

Guatemalan President announces his country will move its embassy to Jerusalem two days after the United States.Elad Benari, 3/5/2018, 1:24 AM

'It is an honor to move our embassy to Jerusalem'

Watch: PM Netanyahu meets Guatemalan president in Washington, discusses embassy move to Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/4/2018, 10:16 PM

Not just the US: Guatemala plans Jerusalem embassy move by May

Guatemalan president expected to announce time-frame for relocation of embassy to Jerusalem, after US says embassy to open this May.David Rosenberg, 3/4/2018, 8:22 PM

Guatemala court denies attempt to block Israel embassy move

Guatemala court rejects claim that moving embassy to Jerusalem violates international law.AFP, Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/3/2018, 9:09 PM

'10 more countries in talks to move embassies to Jerusalem'

Dep. Foreign Minister says Israel negotiating with 10 countries over embassy transfers following announcements by US, Guatemala.David Rosenberg, 2/22/2018, 7:15 PM

Guatemalan president feted for recognition of Jerusalem

Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales, on a visit to the United States, received thanks for decision to move embassy to Jerusalem.JTA and Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/12/2018, 4:12 AM

Guatemalan president honored for moving embassy to Jerusalem

B’nai B’rith honors Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales for embassy move to Jerusalem.JTA, 1/31/2018, 10:41 AM

Guatemalan lawyer challenges embassy move to Jerusalem

Guatemalan lawyer says his country's decision to move its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem violates international law.Elad Benari, 1/10/2018, 5:32 AM

Guatemala: Jerusalem embassy move 'will not be reversed'

Guatemalan Foreign Minister Jovel says she expects world to respect country's decision, Guatemala President Morales calls Israel an 'ally.'AFP, 12/30/2017, 6:47 PM

Guatemala: We weren't pressured into embassy move

Guatemala’s Foreign Minister says the United States did not pressure her country into announcing it will move its embassy to Jerusalem.Elad Benari, 12/28/2017, 3:42 AM

Guatemala: Embassy move a 'sovereign' decision

Guatemalan Foreign Minister says her country's decision to move its embassy to Jerusalem shouldn't affect ties with other countries.Elad Benari, 12/27/2017, 5:15 AM

U.S. Jewish leaders commend Guatemala

Leaders of the Conference of Presidents commend Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales for announcing embassy move.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/27/2017, 4:15 AM

2 more nations to move embassies to J'lem

The Trump Effect: After the US and Guatemala announce plans to move embassies to Jerusalem, two more countries poised to announce moves.David Rosenberg, 12/26/2017, 12:57 PM

Guatemala starts process of moving embassy to Jerusalem

Guatemala’s Foreign Ministry says it is starting the process of moving the country’s embassy in Israel to Jerusalem.Elad Benari, 12/26/2017, 6:15 AM

Jordan condemns Guatemala

Jordanian government says Guatemala's decision to move embassy to Jerusalem is a flagrant violation of international law.Elad Benari, 12/26/2017, 5:13 AM

PA blasts Guatemala's 'shameful' decision

PA foreign ministry blasts Guatemala for announcing that it will move its embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.Elad Benari, 12/26/2017, 3:12 AM

Netanyahu: 'US, Guatemala are just the start'

PM Netanyahu says Guatemala's decision to follow US lead on Jerusalem further sign even more countries will move their embassies to capital.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/25/2017, 4:35 PM

Guatemala to move embassy to Jerusalem

Guatemalan President announces he had given instructions to move the country’s embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.Elad Benari, 12/25/2017, 1:07 AM

Jewish officials honor Guatemalan minister

Latin American Jews honor Guatemalan school project that teaches about the Holocaust.JTA, 12/20/2017, 2:11 PM

Watch: Guatemalan Christian sings 'Shalom Aleichem'

'Today, a Christian named Jose came up to me and told me how highly in his country they regard Jews in general, and Israel in particular.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/31/2017, 1:35 PM

Outgoing Israeli ambassador receives highest Guatemalan honor

Central American nation awards Amb. Moshe Bachar with the Order of Quetzal for strengthening ties between Guatemala and Israel.JTA, 7/30/2017, 4:18 PM

Guatemalan mayor to serve year in jail for expelling haredim

Mayor to serve 1 year in prison for expelling 500 members of extremist haredi sect Lev Thor.AFP, 4/4/2017, 10:52 PM

Guatemala works with Jewish community to teach about Holocaust

Guatemalan government partners with the local Jewish community to launch an educational project to study the Holocaust.JTA, 3/16/2017, 3:23 PM

Israeli tourist drowns in Guatemala

A 60-year-old Israeli tourist was killed when her raft capsized on the Cahabon river in Guatemala.Yoel Domb, 1/10/2017, 1:06 PM

Israel thanks Guatemala for role in creation of the Jewish state

Knesset Speaker thanks Guatemala for its critical role in helping establish as the Central American nation's president wrapped up a visit.JTA, 12/1/2016, 5:40 AM

No evidence of crimes by Lev Tahor sect

A delegation of Israeli officials visited the Lev Tahor community in Guatemala amid allegations of abuse and child marriages.Nitzan Keidar, 9/27/2016, 4:08 PM

Jewish sect in Guatemala

Lev Tahor relocates within Guatemala after saying it was harassed by local authorities.JTA, 9/27/2016, 2:58 AM

Guatemalan authorities raid fringe 'Lev Tahor' sect

Police in Guatemala raid compound of extreme sect 'Lev Tahor' after suspicions of child abuse; sect had left Canada for similar reasons.JTA, 9/15/2016, 7:14 AM

Guatemalan protesters use anti-Semitic language

Demonstrators in Guatemala use anti-Semitic language to protest major power company owned by an Israeli group.JTA, 5/18/2016, 3:27 AM

Extremist Haredi Cult Searches for New Home in Guatemala

Controversial cult was expelled from a Guatemalan village, but members say they want to stay in Central American state.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/7/2014, 11:43 AM

Jews Leave Guatemalan Village Claiming Threats

230 Jews, reportedly from the Lev Tahor cult, start leaving village; locals claim they 'wanted to impose their religion.'AFP, Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/29/2014, 8:12 AM

Lost in Translation? 'Expelled' Guatemalan Jews from Lev Tahor

After media hubbub over Nazi-like threats against Jews, local leader says Spanish news omitted that group is Jewish cult.Tova Dvorin and Ari Yashar, 6/8/2014, 8:31 AM

Small Guatemalan Town Uses Nazi-Esque Tactics to Expel Jews

Mayor of Guatemalan town has made 'Jew registry,' ordered two Jewish families to leave. 'Their customs aren't like ours,' he insists.Tova Dvorin, 5/28/2014, 4:00 PM

Anti-Zionist Canadian Cult Flees For Guatemala

Lev Tahor cult members try to flee on day of court verdict over abuses, held in Trinidad by authorities.Dalit Halevi, Ari Yashar, 3/6/2014, 9:27 PM

Flour Thrown in Face of 1st Female Guatemalan VP

Attack by 2 women on Roxana Baldetti after state of the nation speech in protest over crimes against women.Ari Yashar, 1/15/2014, 2:54 PM

Netanyahu: Final Deal Should Dismantle Iran's Nuclear Program

PM Netanyahu tells visiting Guatemalan President that Iran's nuclear program is the greatest threat to the Middle East.Elad Benari, 12/10/2013, 5:42 AM

Guatemala Recognizes 'Free, Sovereign Palestine'

Guatemala has recognized “Palestine” as a sovereign state, claiming such a move will help foster peace in the Middle East. Arutz Sheva staff, 4/10/2013, 9:06 PM

No Israelis Among Dead in Guatemala Earthquake

At least 48 people are dead, more than a hundred others are missing, and even more wounded in a 7.4-magnitude earthquake in Guatemala.Chana Ya'ar, 11/8/2012, 8:34 AM